Marketing & Communications

Gloria Gallardo Gloria E. Gallardo 
Director of Communications & Public Affairs

University Services Center, Rm. 108
Office: 361.825.2427
Cell: 361.331.5093
gloria.gallardo@tamucc.edu

Beth Becerra Beth Becerra 
Public Affairs Manager

University Services Center, Rm. 110
Office: 361.825.2336

beth.becerra@tamucc.edu

Cassandra Hinojosa

Cassandra Hinojosa
Public Affairs Specialist

University Services Center, Rm. 109
Office: 361.825.2337
Cell: 361.658.5829
cassandra.hinojosa@tamucc.edu

Michael Rains Michael Rains
Multimedia Production Specialist

University Services Center, Rm. 103B
Office: 361.825.5500
michael.rains@tamucc.edu

Cyndie Hoelscher

Vacant
Administrative Assistant

University Services Center, Rm. 102A
Office: 361.825.2420

The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is the keeper of the University’s image to the internal and external community. The Director of Public Affairs guides the telling of the University’s story through mediums generated by the University, and by aiding journalists in mass media.

The office manages communications internally; including the University’s online newsroom, The Islander magazine, electronic newsletters, video/audio production including commercials, videos for the web/outreach presentations, and social media. The department also administers the University’s Code Blue Emergency Notification System.

The department’s relationships with local, state and national media outlets help journalists in creating awareness of the University’s diverse educational, research, and outreach endeavors. (Methods include: electronic press kits, new and event releases, and coordination of media interviews with members of the campus community)